Date: 20th July 2018 at 12:00pm
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With the announcement of the Sheffield Wednesday shirt numbers for the coming Championship campaign of 2018/19, in reality, there’s little that can be read into the numbers and their attribution around the playing squad.

Click Here for 2018/19’s numbers.

There were some changes compared to 2017/18 and some departures had to be factored in for obvious reasons, and we also saw some Academy graduates rewarded with numbers based on their progress so far and presumably manager Jos Luhukay’s hopes for them in the coming year.

It’s not exactly new to the planet and it’s definitely not new to football, but social media can be a wild and wonderful thing – not least weird – and maybe it’s just the way I’m wired, but some of the reactions to the numbers given or selected by players left me chuckling away like I was reliving the first time I watched Monty Python all those years ago in my youth.

Here are some of the best ones – it’s probably not fair that some players are easy go-to’s, but I don’t make the rules.